zinkenite

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English[edit]

Zinkenite

Etymology[edit]

After German mineralogist J. K. L. Zinken (1798-1862), named in 1862.[1]

Noun[edit]

zinkenite (usually uncountable, plural zinkenites)

  1. (mineralogy) A grey mineral with hexagonal crystals, Pb9Sb22S42.

Further reading[edit]

  • Zinkenite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • zinkenite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997